R ware bowl or dish

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 47

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 18.2 cm (2 3/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/47/14

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

R ware dish: red-brown straight-sided dish with a flat base (slightly concave) and a flattened or beveled everted rim. Evidence of wheel marks on interior.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 47 [M/47/14]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition